Past Meetup

ChiVR-Chicago Virtual Reality @ Isobar

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Roundarch Isobar

300 East Randolph | Suite 4000 · Chicago, IL

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Inside the BCBS building, bring ID for security.

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Details

CHIVR @ Isobar (http://www.isobar.com/us/en/)

March 22,[masked]pm-9pm

RSVP with Full Name and bring Photo ID:

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The event will bring together technology enthusiasts, advertising and media professionals, software engineers, and artists and creatives to demo the latest virtual reality headsets, with featured software, media and games from Chicago-based companies.

Isobar is a global, full-service, digital marketing agency with innovation at its heart. Our strength is bringing together innovators of all kinds: strategists, creatives, storytellers, designers, technologists and producers to conceive and create Ideas Without Limits.

Our people power Isobar. We're a company with a deeply-rooted entrepreneurial culture. We are not driven by seniority, but grouped together by the desire to innovate and create. Our diversified teams, multi-disciplinary processes, and collaborative culture helps to unlock unlimited innovation potential for our clients. As a truly borderless agency, we work in cross-market teams as part of our everyday practice and our singular objective is to deliver tangible results for our clients.

With our Brand Commerce expertise and Product and Service Design capabilities, we creatively solve complex client challenges - delivering positive business results. With 5,500 people in over 85 locations across more than 45 markets globally, we are able to tackle global assignments with local depth.

Food and Beverages will be provided. Special shout out to our sponsor, Virtue Cider ( http://www.virtuecider.com/ ) for their delicious donation.

6pm: Registration & Mingling

6:30pm: Panel Discussion

7:15pm VR Demonstrations

Featured speakers will include:

• Dave Meeker – Vice President – Isobar - https://www.linkedin.com/in/meeker/Ken

• Waagner – Consultant – Isobar - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kenwaagner/

• Nitya Noronha – Senior UX Designer- Isobar

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nityanoronha/

• Teek Mach –Consultant – Isobar - http://teekmach.com/TEEK-MACH

• Leigh Christie – Manager Isobar NowLab Americas – Isobar -

https://www.linkedin.com/in/leighchristie/

• August Wasilowski, Senior Software Engineer - InContext Solutions (https://www.incontextsolutions.com/)

• Daniel Allen-UX Director at 3D Results and Creative Director at Block Interval (http://www.blockinterval.com/)

• Elina Vanyukhina - Creative Talent Matchmaker - The Creative Group (https://www.roberthalf.com/creativegroup)

• Kevin Shelhamer-CEO-Motus

• Tyler Gibson – Cofounder – Helios Visions http://www.heliosvisions.com (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.heliosvisions.com&d=DwMFaQ&c=19TEyCb-E0do3cLmFgm9ItTXlbGQ5gmhRAlAtE256go&r=thfAzc65GwwWk8H5y6JZA6Esy8IXqh0hEdxwaQ5qyYmz2AQPsQ7S16053UTLQHSB&m=9Tjf3Rwstjo9qxNwZHa_MKCNn5c-qxZQv6WV9L1rkiA&s=etlfSvx0a9szy809eLs-2UiLdhVjxiUxW-MFCrOT4GA&e=) - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyler-gibson/ (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.linkedin.com_in_tyler-2Dgibson_&d=DwMFaQ&c=19TEyCb-E0do3cLmFgm9ItTXlbGQ5gmhRAlAtE256go&r=thfAzc65GwwWk8H5y6JZA6Esy8IXqh0hEdxwaQ5qyYmz2AQPsQ7S16053UTLQHSB&m=9Tjf3Rwstjo9qxNwZHa_MKCNn5c-qxZQv6WV9L1rkiA&s=AqeM56DR-511Ckao3Dx1UWA-PEY_CZJfbrL4Zhm5HfA&e=)

• Ted Parisot - Cofounder - Helios Visions http://www.heliosvisions.com (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.heliosvisions.com&d=DwMFaQ&c=19TEyCb-E0do3cLmFgm9ItTXlbGQ5gmhRAlAtE256go&r=thfAzc65GwwWk8H5y6JZA6Esy8IXqh0hEdxwaQ5qyYmz2AQPsQ7S16053UTLQHSB&m=9Tjf3Rwstjo9qxNwZHa_MKCNn5c-qxZQv6WV9L1rkiA&s=etlfSvx0a9szy809eLs-2UiLdhVjxiUxW-MFCrOT4GA&e=) - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tedparisot/ (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.linkedin.com_in_tedparisot_&d=DwMFaQ&c=19TEyCb-E0do3cLmFgm9ItTXlbGQ5gmhRAlAtE256go&r=thfAzc65GwwWk8H5y6JZA6Esy8IXqh0hEdxwaQ5qyYmz2AQPsQ7S16053UTLQHSB&m=9Tjf3Rwstjo9qxNwZHa_MKCNn5c-qxZQv6WV9L1rkiA&s=ec-zQ8Qg13Uriw7QyM6yIDFxNqRJ-Xw_NoA89m2aslw&e=)

• Calvin Gin - Cofounder - Helios Visions http://www.heliosvisions.com (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.heliosvisions.com&d=DwMFaQ&c=19TEyCb-E0do3cLmFgm9ItTXlbGQ5gmhRAlAtE256go&r=thfAzc65GwwWk8H5y6JZA6Esy8IXqh0hEdxwaQ5qyYmz2AQPsQ7S16053UTLQHSB&m=9Tjf3Rwstjo9qxNwZHa_MKCNn5c-qxZQv6WV9L1rkiA&s=etlfSvx0a9szy809eLs-2UiLdhVjxiUxW-MFCrOT4GA&e=) - https://www.linkedin.com/in/calvingin/ (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.linkedin.com_in_calvingin_&d=DwMFaQ&c=19TEyCb-E0do3cLmFgm9ItTXlbGQ5gmhRAlAtE256go&r=thfAzc65GwwWk8H5y6JZA6Esy8IXqh0hEdxwaQ5qyYmz2AQPsQ7S16053UTLQHSB&m=9Tjf3Rwstjo9qxNwZHa_MKCNn5c-qxZQv6WV9L1rkiA&s=LdrRNa3C9qpv7PDERUQOZeU9kmO7hqs58-Q-X9Iej3g&e=)

Participants will have a chance to demo the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and the Microsoft Hololens.

The CHIVR meetup group is designed so that thought leaders in the tech industry can come together, hear panelists speak, try out new hardware and software, and network with others who are innovating.

Check out our site: http://www.chivr.org